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Thinking about a used Model S 40

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Found a used Model S 40 for a decent price, looks like the owner wants to move it. While a lot of range would be nice, realistically, I wouldn't be driving it much and could upgrade to 60 & supercharging later if desired (it looks like those options are now around $2,500 a piece).

Considering whether I should pursue this or wait for a Model 3 down the line (preferred the 3 anyway when test driving both a few weeks ago).

A few questions for the community:

Did these 40s also get the 8-year warranty on battery/drive unit?
Infinite Mile Warranty

Do Tesla shops do pre-purchase inspections for cars they aren't selling?

Range aside, any other things I should be wary of for a 2013 40/60?

Thanks!
 
Tesla will do a pre-purchase inspection at a reasonable cost and definitely do that. If you go for the PPI with the Tesla owner, if you find a nice representative, since the owner is there, they may even go over the service history of the car with you.

Since the car is a 40, I hope you are getting an incredible deal on it. If you plan to do that 60 upgrade, just for peace of mine I would make the sale contingent on the 60 upgrade with supercharger access. You really need supercharger access for a Tesla...
 
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You do not need supercharger access unless you want to travel, and if that is the case get at least a 75 not a upgrade to 60.

For a daily driver in a warm climate a 40 could be fine depending on commute distance, but I would certainly still uncork the battery.

Except I think that approach will cost him a lot more, Seems like he got a nice deal on the 40.

All I'm saying is that without SC access the Tesla is like a Bolt in that it is limited to only local travel. If you can avoid this issue for a small sum, I think it is worthwhile to look into it. This will also increase the resale value of the car greatly in the future.
 
You do not need supercharger access unless you want to travel, and if that is the case get at least a 75 not a upgrade to 60.
I disagree, driving long distances on the supercharger network is doable in a 60 if you’re not in a hurry. I’ve driven from Texas to both Florida and California in my 60. It took a few hours longer than it would have with a bigger battery but I didn’t find it to be a problem. Certainly more pleasant than driving long distances in an ICE. If you’re price constrained a used 60 would be a great car.
 
I love my 60, and it's been great for road trips once every month or two--it has not crossed my mind to up it to a 75. While it would be nice every once in a while to have the extra 40 miles or so of a 75, those are only on the very rare occasions where the destination is 180-220 miles away. If it's less than that, the 60 does not need to stop, if it's more than that, the 75 needs almost exactly the same amount of charge time. (At least until you get up to a trip requiring multiple stops) So how often is this really going to happen? And didn't you want to stop for lunch or the bathroom anyway?

Most important question is the price, which you have not told us
 
Found a used Model S 40 for a decent price, looks like the owner wants to move it. While a lot of range would be nice, realistically, I wouldn't be driving it much and could upgrade to 60 & supercharging later if desired (it looks like those options are now around $2,500 a piece).

Considering whether I should pursue this or wait for a Model 3 down the line (preferred the 3 anyway when test driving both a few weeks ago).

A few questions for the community:

Did these 40s also get the 8-year warranty on battery/drive unit?
Infinite Mile Warranty

Do Tesla shops do pre-purchase inspections for cars they aren't selling?

Range aside, any other things I should be wary of for a 2013 40/60?

Thanks!
what was the price?